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Hi Guys,

I was just wondering if any of you is using a computer with CPU clocked @5GHz or more on a day-to-day basis.

It doesn't mateer if you are gaming, browsing internet, watching DVD, etc.

It will be good to know as I am planning my next build based on 2600k or 2500k and I wanted to see if I can have that 5GHz clock as my normal everyday CPU clock.


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I have seen plenty of people with 2500/2600k CPUs @ 5Ghz.
If you have the cooling, (which it seems you do) why not have it at 5Ghz
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Many people claiming to have reached 5GHz but not as a day-to-day stable clock.
    
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I have seen plenty of people with 2500/2600k CPUs @ 5Ghz.
If you have the cooling, (which it seems you do) why not have it at 5Ghz
They probably reached 5GHz, run bechies, and thats about it.

Do you think they run @5GHz like a normal stock PC?
    
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They probably reached 5GHz, run bechies, and thats about it.

Do you think they run @5GHz like a normal stock PC?
Here you go.
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Here you go.
wheew, those are good. they run the benchies and probably step back a bit. I am still reading the post but none of them have kind of told that they are using it as a 5GHz machine in their everyday use.

I will keep on reading.......
    
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wheew, those are good. they run the benchies and probably step back a bit. I am still reading the post but none of them have kind of told that they are using it as a 5GHz machine in their everyday use.

I will keep on reading.......
Its a Club with members who run their Sandy Bridge CPU at or above 5Ghz.
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5GHz for browsing the internet? lol.
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post #9 of 25
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5GHz for browsing the internet? lol.
lol, what I mean is for general use. browsing, gaming, bechmarking, folding, etc. I did not say just for browsing.

mind you, some people got 5GHz stable at gaming, benchmarking but BSOD when browsing internet... this is something that is not stable
    
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5GHz for browsing the internet? lol.
by the way, are you not pushing for 5GHz? With your current set-up and clock (sig), is it stable?
    
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